Airside issues would be addressed with the construction of new taxiways
, aircraft parking and the extension of Naia's secondary runway.
Invitation to tender: Fast taxiways
piste 28, electrical work
Kochi/Mumbai: An Air India Express (AIE) aircraft carrying 102 passengers and six crew members on-board veered off the taxiway
at Kochi airport after it arrived from Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday morning.
Air India Express issued a statement that said: "During heavy rain last night at about 2:40 IST, while entering the bay from the taxiway
at Kochi, our aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, skidded off the taxiway
and the wheels got stuck in a storm water drain on the side of the taxiway
opposite the International airport terminal.
FAA said in a statement the Airbus A320 was cleared for landing on runway 28R, however, the pilot "inadvertently" lined up for Taxiway
C that runs parallel to the runway that the aircraft was supposed to land on.
In the past, the sheer number of vehicles wanting to cross the taxiway
led to significant delays, so the airport considered building a tunnel under the taxiway
Zulu and Terminal 2 Apron scope was previously covered by two separate projects during the recently completed feasibility design phase, for which Jacobs completed the Taxiway
Zulu program and another international design consultant the Terminal 2 Apron component.
Delta, the new taxiway
will allow the aircraft exit the runaway after landing making it possible for other aircraft to land or take-off.
The project promises to cut the taxiway
time taken both during take- off and landing and also reduce fuel consumption by almost 30 per cent in both these operations.
For those of you not familiar with the Mayport airfield layout, taxiway
B connects the runway to the parallel taxiway
C connects the parallel taxiway
to the line area.
In order to address that change, Huntsville began a four-phase project to improve its two runways: first work on the west runway, the east runway, the west runway taxiway
system and finally the east runway taxiway
Minister of Transport and Aviation Dawood Ali Najafi said the taxiway
would be completed in one year to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standards.